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Rape as Spectator Sport and Creepshot Entertainment: Social Media and the Valorization of Lack of Consent

Lack of consent is valorized within popular culture to the point that sexual assault has become a spectator sport and creepshot entertainment on social media. Indeed, the valorization of nonconsensual sex has reached the extreme where sex with unconscious girls, especially accompanied by photographs as trophies, has become a goal of some boys and men.

In this context, see Kelly Oliver’s most recent contribution: “There Is No Such Thing as ‘Nonconsensual Sex.’ It’s Violence,” The New York Times 21 Nov. 2016.

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